Dr. Arun Gupta MD FIAP
Member-Prime Minister's Council on India's Nutrition Challenges,
Regional Coordinator- IBFAN Asia,Co-Chair- IBFAN Global Council,
Chair, global Breastfeeding Initiative for Child Survival(gBICS)
Convener-Alliance Against Conflict of Interest(AACI),
BP-33, Pitampura | Delhi- 110034
Email id : arun@ibfanasia.org, arun.ibfan@gmail.com
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Presentations

2017

Where is Right to Health, Nutrition( Life) without a Focus on Breastfeeding?
IACR Meeting , 9th Feb 2017

Study of Trends in South Asia: 2004-2016
USA, 16 Jan 2016

World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative (WBTi): Success Story So Far
International Conference on the Theory and Practice of Humen Lactation Research and Breastfeeding Management , 9-13, Jan. 2017

 
2016

Baby Friendly Community Initiative (BFCI) experiences from Lalitpur, India
2nd World Breastfeeding Conference 2016, 14 Dec. 2016


84 Countries WBTi Report on Implementation of the Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding -Key Findings
2nd World Breastfeeding Conference 2016, 12 Dec. 2016

Launch of the 84 Countries WBTi Report on Implementation of the Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding
2nd World Breastfeeding Conference 2016, 11 Dec. 2016

Investing in the Breastfeeding Movement in India
Dec 2, 2016

World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative (WBTi) Findings
Presentation by Dr.Arun Gupta, BPNI at 2016 GLOBAL PARTNERS MEETING, International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA) on 20 July 2016

Breastfeeding : A High Return on Investment to Achieve SDGs
Confrence of Nutrition Coalition, 24 Nov. 2016

Increasing Breastfeeding Rates in Jharkhand
May 2, 2016

Meeting of the Inter-ministerial Group on Draft Nutrition Strategy
Niti Aayog, Government of India ,29 Feb 2016

Babies Need Mom Made Not Man Made
Increasing Relevance of Allied Healthcare Workers at GAPIO Conference , Bangalore , 8 January 2016

 
2015

How to develop a law on conflict of interest at national level?
Dec. 8, 2015

Enhancing Breastfeeding and infant and young child feeding practices practices in Himachal Pradesh
Sept. 4, 2015

Introduction & Overview of WBTi
Sept. 1, 2015

Working With Civil Society in India to Advocate for improved breastfeeding programmes and policies
April 29-30, 2015 New York

How IMS Act implementation can bring down IMR in Karnataka State?
March 20, 2015, Karnataka

Provisions of the Infant Milk Substitutes, Feeding Bottles & Infant Foods (Regulation of Production, Supply & Distribution) Act,1992, as Amended in 2003 (IMS Act) & present status of implementation.
March 20, 2015, Karnataka

 
2014
The IBFAN Network
December 11, 2014

Need for protection of breastfeeding from commercial influence
November 28, 2015, Ranchi

WBCi and WBTi How Has It Evolved?
May 21, 2014, WHA, Geneva

Providing Food Security, Tackling Undernutrition
International Symposium. Human Development in Global South: Emerging Perspectives in the Era of Post-Millennium Development Goals
April 28 – 29, 2014, in New Delhi

Conflict of Interest-the Hidden Face of Corruption
-Dr.Arun Gupta, Standing Committee, Parliament of India, Rajya Sabha, 16 Jan. , 2014

 

2013

The IMS Act
State Advocacy Workshop, Srinagar, 27 December 2013

Consultation on the LANCET series on Maternal and Child Nutrition 2013
Planning Commission ,19th July 2013

Brazil’s Example to deal with Food and Nutrition Leadership

Global Breastfeeding Movement
4th National Breastfeeding Conference Bangkok, Thailand, 5-7 June 2013

 
2012

Babies Need Mom-Made Not Man-Made
WBC 2012, IHC, India, 7th December 2012

 
2011
IMS Act: “Justice delayed Justice Denied”
IAP Rohtak District Meeting, Rohtak, 17 April. 2011

Completing the Nutrition and Health Package
State Health Consultation, Bihar, 5 March 2011

Ensuring optimal breastfeeding and complementary feeding
ICMR New Delhi, 23 Feb 2011

Importance of Infant and Young Child Feeding
Orientation meeting for plan partners and plan personnel on Improving Breastfeeding and other IYCF practices in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar

Lucnkow, Uttar Pradesh, 21-22 January 2011

 
2010

Glaring Gaps in policy and programmes on infant and young child feeding in 33 countries
Delhi, 22 December 2010

Evidence for infant and young child survival
Regional Consultation, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh

Hyderabad, 7 December 2010

Enhancing the value of maternity benefit scheme: Making Breastfeeding Counselling a specific "service". coordinated and budgeted.
Planning Commission, Government of India

Delhi, 16 April 2010

Key Issues in Infant and Young Child Feeding
National Breastfeeding /IYCF Committee

Delhi, 9 June 2010

 
2009

Case Against Product Based Nutrition Therapy for SAM Children
Workshop on Severe Acute Malnutrition

Delhi, 26-27 November 2009

 

IBFAN's Role to protect, promote and support breastfeeding
One Asia Breastfeeding Partners Forum, Sri Lanka

Colombo, 18-21 November 2009

At the opening ceremony of the One Asia Breastfeeding Partners Forum, he presented the role of IBFAN and how it works to protect mothers and children from commercial influence. IBFAN provides a voice to the infants and works around the world to alert health professionals, parents and caregivers to risks of artificial feeding and benefits of optimal breastfeeding . Highlighting silence around risks of formula feeding, and how IBFAN plays a watchdog role , he made a strong plea to join IBFAN's new campaigns, the "One Million Campaign" and "The World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative (WBTi).

Conflict of Interest
One Asia Breastfeeding Partners Forum, Sri Lanka

Colombo, 18-21 November 2009

Spoke on conflicts of interests at the One Asia Breastfeeding Partners Forum held in Colombo Sri Lanka, highlighting the presence of conflicting interests in the international and national policy making urging the nations to develop a clear guidance on this issue. Many examples were shared particularly emerging partnerships at UN and other bodies which promote public private partnerships and lead to conflicts of interests.

The World Breastfeeding Trend Initiative (WBTi)
Al Ain UAE.

13-14 November 2009

Presented World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative (WBTi) at the Arab World conference and talked about " one Million campaign Support Women to Breastfeed" by presenting the campaign video.

Infant and Young Child Feeding Policy and Strategy
Ministry of Health Royal Government of Bhutan

Bhutan, 8 September 2009

Made a final presentation to Ministry of Health Bhutan, on the National Policy and Strategy on Infant and Young Child Feeding" after completing a detailed analysis , consultations with all stakeholders.

"Justice delayed Justice Denied"
Global Conference on Meeting Nutritional Challenges with Sustainability and Equity 

Delhi, 3 August  2009

 

PPPs and CONFLICTS OF INTERESTS:  Will they feed the hungry?
Global Conference on Meeting Nutritional Challenges with Sustainability and Equity 

Delhi, 2 August  2009

 

Ensuring Breastfeeding in Hospitals
Dr. B.L. Kapoor Memorial Hospital, 

Delhi, 30 June 2009

This is a presentation that Dr Arun Gupta made at a meeting of pediatricians and obstetricians of BL kapoor Memorial hospital for taking steps towards ensuring breastfeeding properly. He was invited to speak and initiate some steps that the hospital could take just at it beginning. The presentation talks about basic elements of health system support to women.

Why breastfeeding is important to be protected?
Haryana State Orientation Workshop on IMS Act, 

20 March 2009, Chandigarh, India

One Million Campaign: Support Women to Breastfeed
Launch of One Million Campaign. BPNI/IBFAN Asia. 

9th Feb.2009, New Delhi, India

 
2008

Optimal Breastfeeding: Role in health and development
International Epidemiological Conference Dhaka Bangladesh

11th Feb 2008, Dhaka, Bangladesh

 
2007

WBTi : A Successful South Asia Model

Infant Feeding and HIV prevention: Ensuring HIV Free Child Survival
International Conference on Actions to Strengthen linkages between Sexual and reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS,

Mumbai 4-8 Feb 2007 INDIA

Infant and Young Child Feeding for Enhancing Child Growth and Development
The National Workshop on Adoption of New WHO Child Growth Standards, Government of India, New Delhi

India 8-9 February 2007

 
2006

Breastfeeding : Challenges and Opportunities
2nd National Conference on Breastfeeding and Complementary Feeding (Infant and young Child feeding)

19 August 2006, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding

2nd National Conference on Breastfeeding and Complementary Feeding (Infant and young Child feeding)

19 August 2006, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Code in South Asia
2nd National Conference on Breastfeeding and Complementary Feeding (Infant and young Child feeding)

19 August 2006, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Why Maternity Entitlements? Food, Health, Care for the Mother : Optimal health, development and survival of the Child
National Convention: Right To Food Campaign

7-9 April 2006, Hyderabad, India

Presentation on Centre-staging infant nutrition for infant survival and development: A Joint Statement on Infant and Young

Planning Commission, Government of India

29 December 2006, Delhi, India

Breastfeeding for child survival, health and development
State Secretaries meeting, Government of India

24-25 April 2006, New Delhi, India

Maternity Entitlements: Theory & Practice Guidelines for Group Discussion
National Convention: Right To Food Campaign

7-9 April 2006, Hyderabad, India

Maternity Entitlements: Theory & Practice Legal Issues
National Convention: Right To Food Campaign

7-9 April 2006, Hyderabad, India

Effectively scaling up /universalizing exclusive breastfeeding, Creating Distt level Model

22 February 2006

Breastfeeding for child survival, development and health
Regional consultation meet on nutrition 

9-10 January 2006, Chandigarh, India

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